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Druid Developer Ramps Cloud-Native Approach

Dec 10, 2019 |

A real-time analytics startup founded by the authors of the Apache Druid database have raised additional funding as they ramp up product development based on the open-source data store.

Imply said it has raised $30 million in a funding round led by investors Andreessen Horowitz along with Geodesic Capital and Khosla Ventures. Read more…

AWS Launches Cassandra Service

Dec 3, 2019 |

AWS today unveiled a serverless Cassandra service that ostensibly will give customers the scalability benefits of the NoSQL database but without the infamous management challenges that accompany it.

Appropriately named the Managed Cassandra Service (MCS), the new offering gives AWS customers the power of Apache Cassandra, most notably the ability of Cassandra to run a single database across multiple data centers around the world while maintaining very low latency and a high degree of high availability. Read more…

Confluent Reveals ksqlDB, a Streaming Database Built on Kafka

Nov 20, 2019 |

Confluent narrowed the distance separating Kafka-esque stream data processing and traditional database technology with today’s unveiling of ksqlDB, a new database built atop Kafka that the company intends to be the future of stream processing. Read more…

Redis Labs Boosts Data Visualization, Cluster Recovery

Nov 15, 2019 |

Building and running Redis databases is about to get easier thanks to a pair of enhancements coming out of Redis Labs this week, including the new RedisInsight client interface that lets users visualize Redis data, as well as automated cluster recovery capabilities when running the database on Kubernetes. Read more…

OmniSci ‘Hitting Its Stride,’ CEO Says

Oct 25, 2019 |

Aaron Williams, the vice president of community for OmniSci, loves doing live demos. Like a trapeze artist who works without a net, Williams shows no fear as stands on the stage and fires off queries from OmniSci’s GUI client to a massive database with over 10 billion rows of data running in GPU memory. Read more…

Neo4j Gets Hooks Into Kafka

Oct 1, 2019 |

Today at the Kafka Summit, Neo4j unveiled a new product called Neo4j Streams that will make it easier to connect streaming data from Apache Kafka with the company’s graph database. Read more…

When Not to Use a Database, As Told by Jun Rao

Oct 1, 2019 |

Databases are powerful abstractions that allow people and programs to manipulate large amounts of data in a predictable, repeatable way. There’s a good reason why SQL is so important to modern data processing. Read more…

4 Reasons Why It’s Critical to Integrate Front and Back-Office Data

Sep 5, 2019 |

For many businesses, despite best-in-class architecture, the front-end and back-end of their company exist as two functioning but separate parts of the whole enterprise. The front-end is where the customer interacts, but there is little to no integration with the behind the scenes back-end where the cogs are turning and the data is stored. Read more…

Skills Are Critical in Data Science Job Hunt

Aug 22, 2019 |

Those planning a career in data science have a healthy job outlook, as demand for data scientists continues to grow. While an advanced data science degree can definitely help, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that having the right skills is a more critical factor in landing your dream job. Read more…

Five Signs Your Cache-Based Database Architecture May Be Obsolete

Jun 28, 2019 |

The digital economy comprises business moments, critical fractions of seconds when lightning-fast chain reactions take place that transform data into insights and turn opportunities into business values. As data has increased in both velocity and volume, the common practice to support this growth has been to add more cache. Read more…

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